Friday, June 27, 2014

The frigate "Cristóbal Colón" participates in the "Active Endeavour" operation

The frigate "Cristóbal Colón" went sailing on Monday in the company of the Canadian frigate 'Regina' and the Turkish frigate Kemalreis', after spending two days docked at Pier Sarayburnu (Istanbul), to participate in direct support the NATO operation "Active Endeavour" to combat terrorism in the Mediterranean Sea.
During the next two weeks, the Spanish frigate will remain integrated into the Second Association's Standing Naval NATO (SNMG-2 in the acronym), with the mission of offshore operations in the Mediterranean Sea that will contribute to demonstrate the cohesion Alliance deterrence, defense, and protection against terrorism.
The frigate "Cristóbal Colón", under the command of Commander Enrique Nunez de Prado, plans to enter the 5th of July in Malaga, where the baton of command SNMG-2 will take place during the last year boasting the Spanish Eugenio Díaz del Río Jáudenes admiral aboard three frigates "Alvaro de Bazán" class.

Spanish NaVy photos.

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